Our lovely (but overgrown) azaleas Small business growth is a bit like gardening. Sometimes you have to prune to stay healthy and flourish. Do you ever feel like work isn't fun anymore? When I first started freelancing, I felt the need to say yes to every opportunity. Refusing potential work felt risky and unwise, and I [...]
If you're in the midst of a job search, do a social media audit. Check your Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, or other online profiles for content you wouldn’t want your grandmother or your pastor to see.
Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm. — Publilius Syrus This quote reminds me of my younger days — I loved water skiing and wasn't half bad. My siblings and I had our own slalom ski, which was bright blue with rainbow graphics. You should know that getting up on a slalom [...]
When my oldest, Elizabeth, was in the fourth grade, she asked for help with her math homework. Jim was at work, so in comes the B-team. I'm abysmal at math, so I felt proud to be able to help with material as advanced as fourth-grade math. A couple of days later Elizabeth brought the worksheet home. I've [...]
I'm so disappointed that What Not to Wear is coming to an end. I've been hooked on this show since it started — for the fashion, of course, but mostly for the amazing transformation process. Hosts Stacy London and Clinton Kelly mince no words when it comes to unfortunate clothing. As ruthless as their criticism can be about a [...]